Newly discovered effects of vitamin D on cancer

Published: 22 November 2012

A team of researchers at McGill University have discovered a molecular basis for the potential cancer preventive effects of vitamin D. The team, led by McGill professors John White and David...

4-week prehabilitation prepares cancer patients for surgery

Published: 1 December 2016

Just four weeks of prehabilitation (pre-surgery preparation) may be enough to help some cancer patients get in shape for surgery. That’s according to a recent study of close to 120 colorectal...

Stopping tumours in their path

Published: 8 January 2014

New study sheds light on most common and deadly form of brain cancer

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer

Published: 22 February 2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research...

Cellular fuel gauge may restrict cancer growth

Published: 7 January 2013

Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting...

Possible link between air pollution and breast cancer

Published: 5 December 2014

A new study of over 3,400 Canadian women provides further evidence that exposure to air-pollution may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, especially among women who have not yet had...


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